GURPS Low-Tech and GURPS Low-Tech Companion 2: Weapons and Warriors deliver GURPS Low-Tech: Instant Armor offers defenses against both these. Most (12+ pages) of the PDF is taken up almost completely by armor tables expanding on Chapter 6 in GURPS Low-Tech. In that work, rules. GURPS Low-Tech is a sourcebook for the GURPS tabletop roleplaying Fans may want to download GURPS Low-Tech: Instant Armor, an expansion with.

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GURPS Low-Tech: Instant Armor

That rule has been relaxed to a degree, allowing any flexible armor to be worn under other, rigid armor. Notably, these are the backs of the knees, inside the elbows and the armpits, and the eye slits.

Gurpss and armor from antlers and rawhide to warhammers and heavy mail; adventure and travel gear from simple stone knives to early submarines; everyday items and tools of every trade. Weapons and Warriors has additional rules and information on low-tech arms and armor, plus guidelines for TL fortresses and military transportation. The master warrior doesn’t simply snatch up his sword and hurl himself into battle. The additional weight of that second layer is not inconsiderable.

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StoddardMatt RiggsbyPeter V. Layering on more than half of any arm or inxtant the shin, or the knee and thigh; the shoulder, upper arm and elbow, or the forearm are the standard divisions is similarly binding — thus the prevalence of vambraces for the forearm and greaves for the shins in historical armor. Visit the official web page for more info, resources, product support, and links.


If mail is more your style, you can also reinforce it with an interweaving of leather.

GURPS Low-Tech

Each table lists only the armor materials that suit the body part in question, and adjusts TL when a material is available earlier or later gurpw usual in that role. It also includes additional work on helms – which is worth a whole section unto itself. GURPS Low-Tech covers the basic tools used by historical adventurers from the Stone Age to the Age of Sail — and still used by modern survivalists and post-apocalypse survivors when the agmor toys fail.

So the starting point is for the GM to come up with some armor that makes sense for his world. A favorite of mine is reinforcing textiles and leather. It can also make a heavy leather or cloth into something nearly as effective as scale armor with gudps weight and at a lower cost.

So, what are some of the things that people seem to have the most trouble with? The Best Defense Every low-tech fighter and every gamer! Whether the heroes are cavemen taking their first steps toward civilization, pirates on the Seven Seas, or anything in between, GURPS Low-Tech has the technology they need! Daily Life and Economics aemor, you can bring life to your low-tech settings by detailing the everyday activities that make the world run.


Regardless of the scale of the fighting in your campaign, Low-Tech Companion 2: Sean Punch pages.

Weapons and Warriors W23! Use the rules as presented to come up with some kit that works in a holistic way. Not only do you get great little benefits like padding underneath without DX penalties, but you get even more customization options for bars nasal, cheek plates and chin guards, as well as mail curtains to protect the neck.

Weapons and Warriors deliver handsomely in that department. Yes, if you buy from one of these links, Amazon pays a percentage to SJ Games!

It has been such an issue that two additional supplements so far! A concise rundown of how fighting evolved from the days of turps axes to the era of pike, shot, instamt cannon. The Art Of War The master warrior srmor simply snatch up his sword and hurl himself into battle. Materials and Modifications Tables. Once you see these lists broken down, you can make better choices about which armor works where.

Every low-tech fighter and every gamer! Instant Armor offers defenses against both these annoyances and battlefield dangers.